A New Tool Measures Home Buyer Demand in the DC Area

  • March 16th 2021

by Nena Perry-Brown

✉️ Want to forward this article? Click here.

Map of where index data will cover. Click to enlarge.

A new tool that launched in the DC region today aims to offer a single measure to quantify housing demand.

Bright MLS (with consulting firm T3 Sixty) launched the Bright T3 Home Demand Index, which inputs several housing market data points to deliver a score that provides a sense of the homebuying demand in certain areas. The score factors in presale data like showing requests and appointments, home searches and views within Bright MLS, and home sales.

A snapshot of home demand in DC in March. Click to enlarge.

The index provides scores by metro area (for DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia) and by zip code, and can also be partitioned by property type (detached house, attached house, and condo).

Scores will be spread across five levels, from high demand to limited demand. The service is available to both real estate professionals and consumers.

See other articles related to: bright mls, demand, housing demand

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/a-new-tool-measures-home-buyer-demand-in-the-dc-area/18005.

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Start browsing below!